Giant new mural celebrates NHS

A new mural on the exterior of east London’s Rich Mix arts venue celebrates the diversity of the NHS. Members of the public across the UK were invited to create more than 200 flowers in honour of the nationalities represented in the health service. Video journalist: Assefeh Barrat Additional camera: Philip Coldrey Source link

Breast cancer survivors launch bra fitting service

Two women from north London have launched a bra fitting service for post-mastectomy women. Kate Courtman and Sarah Mountford became friends whilst fighting breast cancer after discovering they only lived a few streets from each other. The friends say they found it challenging to find appropriate guidance following their own surgeries. So they set up … Read more Breast cancer survivors launch bra fitting service

Adapting in a pandemic: Inside Europe’s largest cancer unit

As hospitals grappled with a surge in Covid-19 cases, cancer units up and down the United Kingdom had to adapt fast. They were faced with a seemingly impossible task: How do you continue to deliver lifesaving cancer care to clinically extremely vulnerable patients, whilst battling a global pandemic? How could they keep both patients and … Read more Adapting in a pandemic: Inside Europe’s largest cancer unit

Oral antiseptics, mouthwashes may inactivate human coronavirus: Study

Pennsylvania: Certain oral antiseptics and mouthwashes may have the ability to inactivate human coronaviruses, suggested a recent study conducted at Penn State College of Medicine. The research finding indicated that some of these products might be useful for reducing the viral load, or amount of virus, in the mouth after infection and may help to … Read more Oral antiseptics, mouthwashes may inactivate human coronavirus: Study

Angry because of mosquitoes? Want to get rid of them? Follow these low-cost steps

New Delhi: A 0.125 to 0.75 inches mosquito can ruin your whole night and you might end up waking up late for your morning work from home shift. The COVID-19 has already restricted everyone to their homes and amid such scenario, you can only look for the ways to get rid of mosquitoes. A mosquito … Read more Angry because of mosquitoes? Want to get rid of them? Follow these low-cost steps

Do health issues persist after COVID-19 recovery? Read here

New Delhi: As the new COVID-19 cases are increasing across the world, the question that comes to mind is whether health issues persist after coronavirus recovery or not.  Doctors from various disciplines who have treated COVID-19 patients since its outbreak stated that coronavirus is not just a respiratory illness, but a systemic disease that affects … Read more Do health issues persist after COVID-19 recovery? Read here

Smoking cannabis reduces obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms by half in the short-term: Study

Washington: People with obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, report that the severity of their symptoms was reduced by about half within four hours of smoking cannabis, according to a Washington State University study. The researchers analysed data inputted into the Strainprint app by people who self-identified as having OCD, a condition characterised by intrusive, persistent thoughts … Read more Smoking cannabis reduces obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms by half in the short-term: Study

Mouthwashes, oral rinses may inactivate human coronavirus, suggest researchers

Pennsylvania: Certain oral antiseptics and mouthwashes may have the ability to inactivate human coronaviruses, suggested a recent study conducted at Penn State College of Medicine.  The research finding indicated that some of these products might be useful for reducing the viral load, or amount of virus, in the mouth after infection and may help to … Read more Mouthwashes, oral rinses may inactivate human coronavirus, suggest researchers